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Learn the best practices on how businesses are paying bills today.

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While there is a lot of buzz around the different forms of electronic payments, it is often unclear how businesses can take advantage of those options. Continue reading to explore the electronic payment methods that are available to your business, the advantages of each type... more >

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“Payment ecosystems” is a term that typically evokes complexity and confusion among novices and professionals alike. Terminology, networks, and regulations are some of the factors that create and foster this less than positive perception.

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When your CEO asks you to report on your cash positions by bank, how quickly can you put together this together? How accurate will your numbers be?

It takes most treasurers a long time to collect this information because they are:

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    The responsibilities of the treasurer have expanded over the last few years as the disconnect between what a treasurer needs to support his or her broad remit and what the Chief Financial Officer is willing to fund continues to run deep. In this paper, Reval demonstrates how... more >

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    The responsibilities of the treasurer are expanding and commodity management is increasingly moving from procurement to treasury. In this paper, Reval demonstrates how technology can help treasurers better understand commodity exposures and more effectively implement hedging... more >

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    While 85% of finance professionals responding to Reval´s survey agree that treasury is changing, many are not able to fulfill the new, strategic tasks on their agendas. Innovative treasurers, however, are evaluating and implementing new technologies to better support... more >

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    The top companies around the world are continuing to grow. And so are many others. As company growth and expansion transform treasury operations, it is particularly important to move to more sophisticated approaches in FX exposure management. This guide shows how to align... more >

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    In 1998, the Financial Accounting Standards Board issued Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 133: Accounting for Derivative Instruments and Hedging. This rule required all derivative instruments to be recorded on balance sheets, including those used by non-... more >

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    Labor and expense planning and forecasting, also called workforce planning or people planning, are somewhat standardized business processes. Although these methods are found to be unsecure and cumbersome such as sharing spreadsheets or rigid cube-based technologies, how can... more >

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    Enterprises need to produce results faster, and that means eliminating paper and transitioning to fully digital processes. Digital transactions have become the new currency. Cloud, mobile and digital technologies such as e-signatures automate analog processes. This research... more >

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    Transparency, risk mitigation, tools and regulatory compliance are the foundation of a new, modern financial system. These same principles serve as the de facto guide for treasury organizations for the future. Find out how next generation treasury technology is meeting... more >

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    Aberdeen reached out to C-Level executives, Treasurers, and other business leaders across different financial functions, from November 2012 through January 2013, to identify top market pressures as well as gain an insight into the critical market risks and responding... more >

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    What Executives Need to Know to Navigate Troubled Waters

    This whitepaper is written for CEOs and CFOs, as well as corporate treasurers and those in investor relations and FP&A analysts. CEOs and CFOs need to be able to answer three questions: What is our exposure?... more >

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    In the third quarter of 2012, 205 companies out of a subset of the Fortune 2000 reported currency-related losses that, in aggregate, totaled $22.7 billion. Corporate leaders and analysts were surprised by those significantly negative results. As we look forward into 2013, we... more >

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    Businesses have many different costs and while many of those costs are fixed and cannot be changed, payments processing is one of those costs that can be influenced and reduced. Most companies that process electronic payments from their customers don’t look into... more >

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    A CFO’s take on highlights of the Capital Planning Benchmark Study, why these data points are important, and a call to action for all CFOs.

    The Financial Executive Research Foundation (FERF) and Appleseed Partners recently released a benchmark study on The State of... more >

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    There are many costs associated with accepting credit and debit cards as payment. The largest cost is interchange, and it can represent 70 to 95 percent of the total cost of processing credit and debit cards. Interchange cannot be negotiated but it can be managed. This white... more >

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    As your organization grows, managing currency risk strategically and effectively can become far more difficult. Many larger organizations struggle to balance bottom-line protection with growth objectives, as well as to smoothly choreograph trading processes across the... more >

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    What is the difference between a hedging and speculation? It is important to understand the need for rules and practices that ensure hedging doesn’t morph into something different.

    During last month’s hearing of the US senate banking committee,... more >

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    2012 ONLINE FRAUD REPORT

    This report is based on a survey of U.S. and Canadian online merchants. Decision makers who participated in this survey represent a blend of small, medium and large-sized organizations based in North... more >

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    DCI has considerable experience in reducing companies’ banking costs. More than just negotiating, we understand the complexities involved in managing the treasury function. As you know, there are numerous activity charges that banks assess and we have the knowledge to... more >

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    Paying international suppliers in US dollars is not the only option and, in many cases, may not be the best option. By offering to pay in the local currency instead US importers can relieve the foreign supplier of the risks and costs of receiving dollars and be able to... more >

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    The design and implementation of an effective FX risk management strategy can be a challenge for many businesses. The extreme level of volatility experienced in the foreign exchange markets over the past couple of years has highlighted the need for large and small businesses... more >

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    Since the credit crisis of 2008, restrictions on credit facilities available for foreign exchange hedging have increased the need for corporate treasurers to ensure that each unit of hedging reduces risk as effectively and efficiently as possible.

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